Prototype of Spacerpad.


10 million Swedish crowns for reusable sanitary pad

The reusable sanitary pad named Spacerpad is one step closer to production. The project has been awarded SEK 10 million by Vinnova.

Spacerpad has been developed to meet the need for a cheap, hygienic, and reusable sanitary pad.  Today, somewhere between a half billion to a billion women lack the opportunity to manage their menstruation in a hygienic and safe way. A lack of money, good laundry facilities, and taboos regarding menstruation leave many women around the world excluded from society when they menstruate. Another problem is the large amount of waste that disposable sanitary pads and tampons create. A woman...